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Resources for category "Solar PV"

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Presentations PDF (Link)

December 18, 2015 - by Clean Energy States Alliance

PV Fire Safety Training Slides

This slideshow provides information firefighters need to know to deal with fires on buildings equipped with PV systems. Read more »

Project: New England Solar Cost-Reduction Partnership

Reports pdf (5.7 MB)

December 14, 2015 - by Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources

A Solar Guide for Condominium Owners and Associations

This guide is designed for use by condominium owners in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. It can help a “solar champion,” an interested member of a condominium association, to explore the options for installing solar PV. Read more »

Project: New England Solar Cost-Reduction Partnership

Reports pdf (7.8 MB)

December 1, 2015 - by CESA and the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources

A Massachusetts Homeowner's Guide to Solar Leases, Loans, and Power Purchase Agreements

This guide is designed to help homeowners make informed decisions about financing solar. It is a state-specific version of CESA's 2015 report, "A Homeowner’s Guide to Solar Financing: Leases, Loans and PPAs." Read more »

Project: New England Solar Cost-Reduction Partnership, Solar Consumer Protection

Reports Link (Report )

October 14, 2015 - by Clean Energy Group

Resilience for Free: How Solar+Storage Could Protect Multifamily Affordable Housing from Power Outages at Little or No Net Cost

The report concludes that with the right market structures and incentives, solar+storage systems can provide a positive economic return on par with energy efficiency or stand-alone solar. Read more »

Project: Low- and Moderate-Income Clean Energy, Resilient Power

Reports xlsx (93 KB)

September 10, 2015 - by Nate Hausman, CESA Program Associate

Summary Table of New England Solar Policies and Programs

This Excel spreadsheet was produced by Clean Energy States Alliance (CESA) for the New England Solar Cost-Reduction Partnership through a grant from the U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative’s Rooftop Solar Challenge II. The spreadsheet lists operative solar policies and programs for the five New England state participating in the New England Solar Cost-Reduction Partnership. The state policies and programs were collected and current as of September 2015. Read more »

Project: New England Solar Cost-Reduction Partnership

Comments and Commentary LINK (PDF)

September 1, 2015 - by Clean Energy States Alliance

Private Letter Ruling on the Eligibility of an Individual Panel Owner in an Offsite, Net-Metered Community-Shared Solar Project to Claim the Section 25D Tax Credit

The Internal Revenue Service has issued a Private Letter Ruling concluding that a particular owner of PV panels in an offsite, community-shared solar array is eligible for the residential tax credit under section 25D of the U.S. tax code. Read more »

Reports pdf (1.2 MB)

July 1, 2015 - by CESA and the New Mexico Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department

A New Mexico Homeowner's Guide to Solar Leases, Loans, and Power Purchase Agreements

This guide is designed to help homeowners make informed decisions about financing solar. It is a state-specific version of CESA's 2015 report, "A Homeowner’s Guide to Solar Financing: Leases, Loans and PPAs." Read more »

Project: New England Solar Cost-Reduction Partnership, Solar Consumer Protection

Reports pdf (4.1 MB)

June 22, 2015 - by Warren Leon, Executive Director, CESA

Clean Energy Champions - The Importance of State Programs and Policies

This report provides the first-ever comprehensive look at the ways in which states are advancing clean energy and suggests how to further encourage growth. Read more »

Project: Interstate Turbine Advisory Council (ITAC), New England Solar Cost-Reduction Partnership, Low- and Moderate-Income Clean Energy, Offshore Wind - OWAP, Resilient Power, Renewable Portfolio Standards and the RPS Collaborative, State Leadership in Clean Energy

Reports Link (Report)

March 10, 2015 - by Samantha Donalds, Clean Energy States Alliance

The California Energy Commission's New Solar Homes Partnership Program Case Study: Promoting Greener, Better Housing in California

This case study analyzes data from the California Energy Commission’s New Solar Homes Partnership Program, part of California’s comprehensive statewide solar program, the California Solar Initiative. Read more »

Reports pdf (1.8 MB)

January 29, 2015 - by Clean Energy States Alliance

Residential Property Assessed Clean Energy: A Connecticut Program Viability Assessment

The Connecticut Green Bank commissioned the Clean Energy States Alliance to prepare a report on the legal framework, need for, and viability of establishing a Residential Property-Assessed Clean Energy (R-PACE) program in Connecticut. Read more »

Project: New England Solar Cost-Reduction Partnership